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Detectives arrest three in Fremont restaurant robbery

On April 15th at approximately 2:00 a.m., a takeover robbery occurred in a restaurant in the 400 Block of North 35th Street.  The night manager was closing for the night when three suspects, two males and a female, entered the business.  They were all wearing bandanas over their faces, baggy… [ Keep reading ]

SDOT issues traffic advisory due to weekend events

Please see the information from Seattle Department of Transportation concerning possible traffic delays due to events around Seattle this weekend. Many Large Weekend Activities will affect Traffic Plan on Possible Delays   SEATTLE – There are several events taking place this weekend, Friday through Sunday, May 1-3, that are likely… [ Keep reading ]

Man arrested for soliciting murder ‘victim’ on Craigslist

On April 22, 2009, Seattle Police detectives were notified of a disturbing advertisement posted on Craigslist. The ad, entitled “A strange desire”, was posted in the “Casual Encounters” section of the site under the Seattle-Tacoma area listing. The ad indicated that the person wanted to have sexual intercourse with a woman… [ Keep reading ]

Carjacking suspect arrested near Seatac

On 4/25/09 at 2:18a.m., victim called 911 stating she was car jacked at 1 Av S/S Washington.  Suspect threw victim out of her car, 1983 Chevy Monte Carlo SS, and drove off with it.  Officers recall seeing the vehicle a couple minutes prior to broadcast heading toward I-5. An intense… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle University honors Chief Kerlikowske

On Friday, April 24th,  Seattle University honored Seattle Police Chief Gil Kerlikowske in a ceremony held on the campus.  Chief Kerlikowske was recognized by Seattle University and members of the law enforcement community for his ethical leadership in law enforcement.  Among those present at the ceremony were senior representatives of the Seattle Police… [ Keep reading ]

Suspect arrested in connection with U-Way Shooting

On 4/20/09 at aprox. 8:00a.m., officers located and arrested a 21-year-old man in connection with the NE 42nd and University Way NE shooting incident.  The shooting incident occurred on Friday night at approx. 8:45 p.m. The suspect was located and arrested without incident at the exact location of the shooting incident.  The… [ Keep reading ]

Death Investigation

  On 4/20/09, at approx. 8:30 a.m., construction workers working under the Colman ferry dock , (Pier 52) located a body floating in the water. The workers contacted a Ferry employee, who called the Fire department.  SPD patrol, Harbor Unit and The King County Medical Examiner (ME) also responded.  It was determined that… [ Keep reading ]

Belltown Drug Ring Smashed By Seattle PD

Date:  April 18, 2009 SEATTLE – Seattle Police West Precinct officers and Narcotics detectives arrested 30 suspects today in Belltown and in North Seattle.  These suspects are believed to be members of an organized narcotics organization that has been operating in the Belltown neighborhood for the past several months. Honduran… [ Keep reading ]

Burglary suspect caught

On 4-18-09 at 1:38 p.m., officers were dispatched to a burglary in progress where the suspect had climbed onto the 2nd floor balcony and was attempting to get inside an apt. in the 500 block of  W. Mercer St . When Officers arrived, the suspect had fled NB from the… [ Keep reading ]

Porta Potty Fire intentionally set

On 4/18/09 at 1210 a.m., officers were called to a construction site in the alley between U-way and 15th Ave. NE. The construction site contained a portable toilet facing the alley.  Unknown suspect(s), burned the porta-potty to the ground using an unknown ignition source.  The flames from the fire charred… [ Keep reading ]